May 2021 News

COIVD-19: 2,964 New Cases, 53 Deaths In J-K

25 May 2021
PTI


Srinagar: Jammu and Kashmir on Tuesday recorded 2,964 fresh COVID-19 cases, raising its tally to 2,75,822, while 53 more deaths pushed the fatality count to 3,662 in the union territory, officials said. Of the fresh cases, 1,145 were reported from the Jammu division and 1,819 from the Kashmir division, they said. The officials said Srinagar district recorded the highest of 487 cases, followed by 438 in Jammu district and 266 in Budgam district. The number of active cases stands at 44,918 in the union territory, while 2,27,242 patients have recovered so far, they said. The death toll in the union territory due to the virus rose to 3,662 as 53 more patients died in the past 24 hours, the officials said. With 3,623 more recoveries, the tally of total recoveries in Jammu and Kashmir has reached to 227,242 which is 82.38 percent of the total cases. 'Cases tested positive in J&K include 487 from Srinagar, 220 from Baramulla, 266 from Budgam, 169 from Pulwama, 91 from Kupwara, 223 from Anantnag, 85 from Bandipora, 97 from Ganderbal, 109 from Kulgam and 72 from Shopian in Kashmir division while as 1,145:from Jammu division include 438 from Jammu, 102 from Udhampur, 99 from Rajouri, 62 from Doda, 117 from Kathua, 84 from Samba, 27 from Kishtwar, 58 from Poonch, 110 from Ramban and 48 from Reasi,' officials disclosed. As per officials figures, 62,955 positive cases including 745 deaths and 56,410 recoveries are from Srinagar, 19,309 including 244 deaths and 17,005 recoveries are from Baramulla, 19,161 including 14,792 recoveries and 169 deaths are from Budgam, 12,177 including 9,843 recoveries and 157 deaths are from Pulwama, 10,978 including 135 deaths and 8,994 recoveries are from Kupwara, 13,503 including 9,439 recoveries and 153 deaths are from Anantnag, 8,042 cases including 6,973 and 84 deaths are from Bandipora, 7,973 including 6,732 recoveries and 66 deaths are from Ganderbal, 9,268 including 6,839 recoveries and 90 deaths are from Kulgam and 5,067 including 3,881 recoveries and 54 deaths are from Shopian. In Jammu division, 48,566 including 40,596 recoveries and 994 deaths are from Jammu district, 10,220 including 8,854 recoveries and 115 deaths are from Udhampur, 9,158 including 6,144 recoveries and 162 deaths are from Rajouri, 5,255 including 4,043 recoveries and 84 deaths are from Doda, 8,452 including 7,273 recoveries and 120 deaths are from Kathua, 6,525 including 4,150 recoveries and 102 deaths are from Samba, 3,840 including 3,469 recoveries and 30 deaths are from Kishtwar, 4,834 including 3,720 recoveries and 76 deaths are from Poonch, 4,666 including 3,647 recoveries and 48 deaths are from Ramban and 5,007 including 4,438 recoveries and 34 deaths are from Reasi. As per the daily information bulletin 2,043,076 persons in Jammu and Kashmir are under observation while 74,881 persons have been kept under home quarantine besides that 44,918 persons are in isolation. According to the bulletin, 1,777,678 persons have completed surveillance period and 141,937 persons are under home surveillance besides that so far results of 8,311,463 samples are available. Out of 8,311,463 the number of samples tested negative stands at 8,035,641 while as 275,822 have tested positive, among them 44,918 persons are active, 227,242, persons have recovered and 3,662 persons have died.